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April 9, 2014

Jonathan Tobin: Why Did Kerry Lie About Israeli Blame?

Samuel G. Freedman: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Jessica Ivins: A resolution 70 years later for a father's unsettling legacy of ashes from Dachau

Kim Giles: Asking for help is not weakness

Kathy Kristof and Barbara Hoch Marcus: 7 Great Growth Israeli Stocks

Matthew Mientka: How Beans, Peas, And Chickpeas Cleanse Bad Cholesterol and Lowers Risk of Heart Disease

Sabrina Bachai: 5 At-Home Treatments For Headaches

The Kosher Gourmet by Daniel Neman Have yourself a matzo ball: The secrets bubby never told you and recipes she could have never imagined

April 8, 2014

Lori Nawyn: At Your Wit's End and Back: Finding Peace

Susan B. Garland and Rachel L. Sheedy: Strategies Married Couples Can Use to Boost Benefits

David Muhlbaum: Smart Tax Deductions Non-Itemizers Can Claim

Jill Weisenberger, M.S., R.D.N., C.D.E : Before You Lose Your Mental Edge

Dana Dovey: Coffee Drinkers Rejoice! Your Cup Of Joe Can Prevent Death From Liver Disease

Chris Weller: Electric 'Thinking Cap' Puts Your Brain Power Into High Gear

The Kosher Gourmet by Marlene Parrish A gift of hazelnuts keeps giving --- for a variety of nutty recipes: Entree, side, soup, dessert

April 4, 2014

Rabbi David Gutterman: The Word for Nothing Means Everything

Charles Krauthammer: Kerry's folly, Chapter 3

Amy Peterson: A life of love: How to build lasting relationships with your children

John Ericson: Older Women: Save Your Heart, Prevent Stroke Don't Drink Diet

John Ericson: Why 50 million Americans will still have spring allergies after taking meds

Cameron Huddleston: Best and Worst Buys of April 2014

Stacy Rapacon: Great Mutual Funds for Young Investors

Sarah Boesveld: Teacher keeps promise to mail thousands of former students letters written by their past selves

The Kosher Gourmet by Sharon Thompson Anyone can make a salad, you say. But can they make a great salad? (SECRETS, TESTED TECHNIQUES + 4 RECIPES, INCLUDING DRESSINGS)

April 2, 2014

Paul Greenberg: Death and joy in the spring

Dan Barry: Should South Carolina Jews be forced to maintain this chimney built by Germans serving the Nazis?

Mayra Bitsko: Save me! An alien took over my child's personality

Frank Clayton: Get happy: 20 scientifically proven happiness activities

Susan Scutti: It's Genetic! Obesity and the 'Carb Breakdown' Gene

Lecia Bushak: Why Hand Sanitizer May Actually Harm Your Health

Stacy Rapacon: Great Funds You Can Own for $500 or Less

Cameron Huddleston: 7 Ways to Save on Home Decor

The Kosher Gourmet by Steve Petusevsky Exploring ingredients as edible-stuffed containers (TWO RECIPES + TIPS & TECHINQUES)

Jewish World Review August 25, 2008 / 24 Menachem-Av 5768

Old whine in a Democratic bottle

By Laura Ingraham

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http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Now that John McCain is closing in on Barack Obama in EVERY major poll, some in the so-called objective media are working overtime to convince you otherwise. Leading the prop-up-Obama pack is The New York Times, which today published the results of its own poll — of 869 registered voters. Like clockwork, The Times chose to highlight what it describes as McCain's "more negative tone" in the campaign and writes that this strategy "could prove risky."

Risky? Because according to this survey, Obama's favorability ratings remain slightly higher than McCain's? What about the fact that less than half of registered voters think Obama has the "right" experience to be president, while 80% believe McCain does, according to an LA Times poll?

Every presidential election season, when the Republican candidate gets tough and the Democratic candidate starts to drop in the polls, the Left starts whining about negative campaigning. On television chat shows we hear high-minded blowhards demanding a "more civilized debate" that addresses "the real issues."

But let's be clear: If anyone wanted to skate through this election season without a real discussion of the issues, it was Obama. It was Obama who turned down the chance to have several town-hall meetings with McCain. Presumably, real issues would have been discussed. Yet Obama prefers events where he can speak in the broad generalities of "hope and change" — as he did in Berlin — to cheers and accolades.

Democrats keep doing what has failed them in the past. Complaining about negative campaigning makes them look weak. If you can't stand the heat, get out of the race. Weeks have passed since that Paris Hilton/Britney Spears ad came out, and Barack Obama is still bringing it up in speeches. This just demonstrates its effectiveness. You would think that by now, Democrats would understand that they make zero headway with swing voters by going on and on about negative ads.

What works with the voters isn't wailing about the "Republican Attack Machine" — what works is presenting them with a real plan to keep America strong and help our economy grow.

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